Monthly Archives: November 2015

Vitesse ready for Ellerslie assignment

I attended trackwork at Cambridge this morning and was very pleased with Vitesse (Makfi ex Keepa Cheval, by Keeper) who races in the Maiden 1400m at Ellerslie on Saturday. Raced by the Challenge No.4 Syndicate, Vitesse worked in company over … Continue reading

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Big week for the Nearco Stud brand

Horses carrying the Nearco Stud (NS) brand figured prominently on the racetrack and in the sale ring over the past week; here is the timeline… Saturday, 14 November – STRADA CAVALLO, bred by Nearco Stud, runs second in the NZ … Continue reading

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3 Nearco-bred fillies in 1000 Guineas

For a breeding operation only in its’ fifth year, Nearco Stud Ltd takes great satisfaction out of having bred three of the fourteen runners in Saturday’s $300,000 New Zealand Bloodstock 1000 Guineas-Gr.1. Here is a brief background to the three … Continue reading

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Highest-rated 1000 Guineas hope in great heart

I called in to see Secret Spirit at Wexford Stables this afternoon and as you can see from the photo below, she is in magnificent order a week out from the Group One 1000 Guineas at Riccarton Park. Her condition … Continue reading

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